Medication Safety
Alliant Essential Communication Elements Toolkit

Medication Safety

Alliant Essential Communication Elements Toolkit

This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and readmissions.

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This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and readmissions.

Medication Safety

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Opioid Prescribing PDSA Sample Worksheet

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Antipsychotic Medication Rounding Tool

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Opioid Use Best Practices

In this workshop, participants will learn about the trends associated with prescribing opioids for pain. The current guidance information on how to prescribe and monitor the use of opioids will be presented. Participants will also learn about effective prevention strategies that
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Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Rescue

In this session, attendees will learn key information about opioid use prevention, national and state (Louisiana) opioid overdose data, how to correctly use NARCAN (Naloxone) and Good Samaritan Laws specific to Louisiana. The presenter will also provide resources for Substance Us
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Antipsychotic Medication Trigger Tool

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Opioid Education: What You Need to Know

Event Description: In this session, participants will learn what opioids are and the different types that define them, the benefits and dangers of opioid use and the metabolic impact of opioids on older adults such as mobility, increased falls etc. The side ef
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Alliant Essential Communications Elements Toolkit

This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and readmissions.
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Drug Disposal: Drug Take Back Locations

The best way to safely dispose of most types of unused or expired drugs.
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Anticoagulant Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

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Diabetes Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

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Antipsychotic Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

    Opioid Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

    This material provides a general overview of Opioid Adverse Drug Effects (ADEs) including definitions, quick facts and common effects.
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    Anticoagulation (Blood Thinner) Zone Tool – Hospitals

      A Deeper Dive into Opioid and Antipsychotic Medication Adverse Drug Events

      The is Learning Action Network event will take you through the most common ADEs and their risk factors for opioid and antipsychotic medications. Case studies will be discussed to help hone your skills for identifying ADEs.
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      Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) Overview One-Pager

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      Anticoagulation (Blood Thinner) Zone Tool – Nursing Homes

        Naloxone Administration Virtual Training for Alabama

        Opioid overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Naloxone has been proven to reverse the effects of opioid overdose.
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        What is an Adverse Drug Event (ADE)? Let’s Look a Little Deeper.

        An adverse drug event (ADE) is an injury resulting from medical intervention related to a drug and they: Account for an estimated 1 in 3 of all hospital adverse events.
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        Registration Links for All Web Events in 2021

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        Naloxone Administration Virtual Training for Georgia

        Opioid overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Naloxone has been proven to reverse the effects of opioid overdose.
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        Effective Medication Reconciliation Practices Reduce Hospital Utilization and Readmissions